Ex-Wolverine Update: Post-2017 Recap

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16Jan 2018
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Ex-Wolverine Update: Post-2017 Recap

Shane Morris

TRANSFERS

Devin Asiasi, TE (UCLA): Asiasi sat out the season due to NCAA transfer rules. He will presumably stick around to play for Chip Kelly as a redshirt sophomore in 2018.

Kyle Bosch, OG (West Virginia): Bosch started 12 games for West Virginia, who suffered a 30-14 loss to Utah in their bowl game. The Mountaineers went 7-5 in the regular season (7-6 overall). Bosch is out of eligibility, and NFL Draft Scout ranks him as the #15 offensive guard in the 2018 draft class.

Ross Douglas, LB (Rutgers): Rutgers went 4-8 and didn’t play in a bowl game, so Douglas finished his final college season with 37 tackles, 4 pass breakups, and 1 quarterback hurry.

Ja’Raymond Hall, OG (Central Michigan): Hall announced that he would transfer to Central Michigan.

Shane Morris, QB (Central Michigan): Morris went 8-5 as a starter at Central Michigan, ending the year with a 37-14 loss to Wyoming in their bowl game; Morris was 23/39 (59%) for 329 yards, 1 TD, and 4 INT, and he ran 7 times for -34 yards in the game. You can watch highlights of the Idaho Potato Bowl here (LINK). Overall, he completed 249/446 passes (55.8%) for 3,237 yards, 27 TD, and 17 INT as a senior. He ran 88 times for 93 yards (1.1 YPC) and 3 TD. He even tossed in 1 punt for 43 yards against Western Michigan earlier in the year. Out of college eligibility, he is ranked as the #42 quarterback by NFL Draft Scout.

Dan Samuelson, OG (Eastern Michigan): Samuelson was a part-time starter for EMU this season. He won the Team Player Award and was on the MAC’s All-Academic Team.  The Eagles went 5-7 and did not make it to a bowl game. Samuelson’s college eligibility is completed.

Wyatt Shallman, DE (Ohio): Shallman had 2 quarterback hurries in his final collegiate game, a 41-6 win over UAB in the bowl game. Ohio finished the year at 9-4. Shallman has only played in the bowl game and during a five-game stretch in the middle of the season, totaling 13 tackles, 2 tackles for loss, 1 sack, 2 quarterback hurries, and 1 pass breakup.

Keith Washington, CB (Copiah-Lincoln Community College): Washington, who played this past season at Co-Lin, is transferring to West Virginia.

Hit the jump for news on former commitments and coaches.

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28Nov 2017
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Ex-Wolverine Updates: 2017, Week 13

A.J. Dillon (image via Boston Herald)

TRANSFERS

Devin Asiasi, TE (UCLA): Asiasi sat out the season due to NCAA transfer rules. He will presumably stick around to play for Chip Kelly as a redshirt sophomore in 2018.

Kyle Bosch, OG (West Virginia): Bosch has started 11 games for West Virginia, who suffered a 59-31 loss to Oklahoma. The Mountaineers went 7-5 in the regular season.

Ross Douglas, LB (Rutgers): Douglas made 4 tackles in a 40-7 loss to Michigan State. Rutgers is 4-8 and won’t play in a bowl game, so Douglas finishes his final college season with 37 tackles, 4 pass breakups, and 1 quarterback hurry.

Shane Morris, QB (Central Michigan): Morris completed 19/37 passes for 247 yards, 3 touchdowns, and 1 interception in a 31-24 win over Northern Illinois. He also had 6 carries for -37 yards.

Dan Samuelson, OG (Eastern Michigan): Samuelson was a part-time starter for EMU this season. They went 5-7 after a 34-31 win over Bowling Green to end the season.

Wyatt Shallman, DE (Ohio): Shallman did not play in Ohio’s season finale, a 31-24 loss to Buffalo. At 8-4 the Bobcats will presumably play in a bowl game. Shallman has only played during a five-game stretch in the middle of the season, totaling 13 tackles, 2 tackles for loss, 1 sack, and 1 pass breakup so far.

Hit the jump for news on former commitments and coaches.

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12Nov 2013
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Ex-Wolverine Updates

Ray Vinopal had 2 interceptions last weekend.

TE Pharaoh Brown: Brown had 3 catches for 17 yards and 1 touchdown, but #3 Oregon lost to #5 Stanford by a score of 26-20. Brown’s was the Ducks’ final touchdown that gave them a chance for an onside kick and the win, but they failed to recover the kick.

CB Dallas Crawford: Crawford started at running back with Duke Johnson out due to a broken ankle, and he responded with 10 carries for 37 yards and 1 touchdown. He also caught 3 passes for 41 yards, but the Hurricanes lost for the second week in a row, this time 42-24 to Virginia Tech.

Defensive coordinator Ron English: English was fired as head coach of Eastern Michigan for numerous reasons, including losing and berating his players . . . who responded with a win over fellow MAC bottom feeder Western Michigan.

K Anthony Fera: Fera was 4/4 on field goals with hits of 24, 25, 29, and 37. He also punted 6 times for a 42.8 yard average and landed 3 inside the 20-yard line. He was 5/5 on extra points.

K Matt Goudis: Goudis hit a 49-yard field goal and was 3/3 on extra points in Miami’s 42-24 loss to Virginia Tech.

Linebackers coach Jay Hopson: Hopson, now the head coach at Alcorn State, beat Prairie View by a score of 50-35 and moved to 8-3 on the year.

S Carvin Johnson: Johnson had 8 tackles, 1 fumble recovery, 1 pass breakup, and 1 interception returned for 41 yards. His Hampton squad beat North Carolina Central by a score of 29-21.

LB Mike Jones: Jones had just 1 tackle as now 1-9 Western Michigan lost to 2-8 Eastern Michigan by a score of 35-32 in two overtimes.

Quarterbacks coach Scot Loeffler: Loeffler, now the QB coach and OC at Virginia Tech, helped the Hokies beat the Miami Hurricanes by a score of 42-24. Quarterback Logan Thomas was 25/31 passing for 366 yards and 2 touchdowns, and running back Trey Edmunds ran 14 times for 74 yards and 4 touchdowns. Altogether, Virginia Tech had 549 yards. They’re now 7-3 on the year.

Offensive coordinator Stan Parrish: Parrish, who was Michigan’s quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator from 1996-2001, was promoted from OC to interim head coach of Eastern Michigan after English’s firing.

WR Jerald Robinson: Robinson had 4 catches for 48 yards in Walsh University’s 33-21 loss to Glenville State.

S Marvin Robinson: Robinson led Ferris State with 8 tackles in a 42-10 win over Northwood.

Head coach Rich Rodriguez: Arizona lost a close one to UCLA by a score of 31-26. Running back Ka’Deem Carey had 28 carries for 149 yards and 1 touchdown. The Wildcats fell to 6-3 on the year.

S Ray Vinopal: Vinopal had 7 tackles, .5 tackles for loss, 1 forced fumble, and 2 interceptions returned for 40 yards in Pitt’s 28-21 win over Notre Dame.

CB Adrian Witty: Witty led the Cincinnati Bearcats with 11 tackles, including 1 TFL, and 1 pass breakup in 28-25 win over Southern Methodist.

22Oct 2013
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Safety Marvin Robinson had 17 tackles for Ferris State

LB Isaiah Bell: Bell had 1 tackle and 1 pass breakup in Lake Erie’s 55-50 loss to Malone.

CB Dallas Crawford: Crawford had a great game on Thursday night with 33 carries for 137 yards and 2 touchdowns, including the game-winner against North Carolina on Thursday night. He also caught 2 passes for 17 yards in the 27-24 victory.

S Vladimir Emilien: Emilien had 2 tackles in Toledo’s 45-44 win over Navy.

Defensive coordinator Ron English: English is now the head coach at Eastern Michigan, and the Screaming Eagles suffered a tragedy last week when junior wide receiver Demarius Reed was murdered. The Eagles lost 56-28 to Ohio. Former Detroit Tiger Mickey Tettleton’s son Tyler had 375 passing yards, 4 touchdowns, and 1 interception for the Bobcats.

K Matt Goudis: Goudis was 2/3 on field goals (made from 20 and 22, missed from 43) and 3/3 on extra points in Miami’s 27-24 victory over UNC.

S Carvin Johnson: Johnson had 11 tackles and 1 interception returned for 18 yards in Hampton’s 27-17 win over Norfolk State.

WR/TE Ricardo Miller: Miller had 2 catches for 24 yards in UMass’s 32-3 loss to Buffalo.

WR Jerald Robinson: Robinson had 2 catches for 36 yards in Walsh University’s 14-6 loss to Ashland.

S Marvin Robinson: Robinson had 17 tackles and .5 tackles for loss in Ferris State’s 45-38 loss to Hillsdale. He leads the team with 60 tackles and has 1 tackles for loss, 1 interception, and 5 pass breakups.

Head coach Rich Rodriguez: Rodriguez’s Arizona Wildcats beat Utah by a score of 35-24. Running back Ka’Deem Carey had 40 carries for 236 yards and 1 touchdown. Arizona is now 4-2 and got their first win in the Pac-12.

Defensive coordinator Scott Shafer: Shafer’s Syracuse Orangemen got waxed by the Georgia Tech Yellowjackets, 56-0. Georgia Tech had 394 rushing yards, while Syracuse had just 208 total yards. Shafer is now 3-4 as their head coach.

CB Anthony Standifer: Standifer was dismissed from the Ole Miss football team for undisclosed reasons.

WR Je’Ron Stokes: Stokes had 1 punt return for 9 yards but did not catch a pass in Norfolk State’s 27-17 loss to Hampton.

Defensive line coach Steve Stripling: Stripling, now at Tennessee, helped the Volunteers upset South Carolina in a 23-21 game.

S Ray Vinopal: Vinopal led the Pitt Panthers with 7 tackles and had 1 pass breakup and 1 interception returned for 20 yards in a 35-24 win over Old Dominion.

CB Adrian Witty: Witty started at free safety for Cincinnati and had 6 tackles and 1 pass breakup in their 41-16 win over UConn.

6Aug 2012
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Ex-Wolverine Updates: The Coaches

Scot Loeffler is the new offensive coordinator for the Auburn Tigers

Taking a look into the past, here’s a glance at every former Michigan coach over the past decade.  Most of these guys have landed on their feet elsewhere, with the exception of former defensive coordinator Greg Robinson.

If you have additions or corrections, please leave them in the comments section.


Teryl Austin (DBs, 1999-2002): Austin has spent his time since his Michigan days with the Seattle Seahawks, Arizona Cardinals, and Florida Gators.  He was hired as the secondary coach for the Baltimore Ravens prior to the 2011 season and still holds that job.

Vance Bedford (DBs, 1995-98, 2007): Bedford spent 2008-09 as Florida’s cornerbacks coach before becoming defensive coordinator at Louisville in 2010, a job he still holds.

Adam Braithwaite (Safeties, 2010): Braithwaite was the defensive coordinator for Christopher Newport University, a D-III school, in 2011.  He was hired prior to this coming season to be the safeties coach at Tennessee-Chattanooga.

Erik Campbell (WRs, 1995-2007; Asst. HC, 2005-07): Campbell was hired to be Iowa’s wide receivers coach prior to the 2008 season, a position he has held since that time.  He also spent 2008-09 coaching the tight ends.

Mike DeBord (Various positions including OC, OL, TEs, and Asst. HC, 1992-1999, 2004-07): DeBord was hired as an assistant OL coach for the Seattle Seahawks in 2008 and coached the TEs there in 2009.  He spent 2010 and 2011 as the TEs coaches for the Chicago Bears, a position he still holds.

Tony Dews (WRs, 2008-10): Dews spent the 2011 season coaching TEs and being the recruiting coordinator for Pitt.  He was hired prior to this coming season by Rich Rodriguez to be the WRs coach at Arizona.

Ron English (DBs, 2003-07; DC, 05-07): English spent 2008 as the DC for Louisville before becoming the HC at Eastern Michigan, a position he still holds.

Greg Frey (OL, 2008-10): Frey was hired as OL coach at Indiana prior to the 2011 season, a position he still holds.

Tony Gibson (DBs, 2008-10; Asst. HC 2010): Gibson was hired as the DBs coach at Pitt prior to the 2011 season, but left to become Rich Rodriguez’s DBs coach at Arizona prior to the upcoming season.

Jim Herrmann (DC, 1997-2005): Herrmann was the LBs coach for the New York Jets from 2006-2008, then was hired to be the New York Giants LBs coach in 2009, a position he still holds.

Jay Hopson (LBs, 2008-09): Hopson was hired to be the safeties coach and DC at Memphis in 2010, but resigned after the first two games of the 2011 season after being demoted.  He was hired prior to the upcoming season to be the HC at Alcorn State (known best for producing former NFL quarterback Steve McNair).  Hopson is the first white head coach in the history of the SWAC.

Ron Lee (DBs, 2006): Lee was hired by the Minnesota Gophers to be the DBs coach from 2007-10, where he also served as co-defensive coordinator from 2009-10.  I can’t find any info on where he might be coaching now.

Scot Loeffler (QBs, 2002-07): Loeffler, a former Michigan QB, spent 2008 as the QBs coach for the Detroit Lions.  He then spent 2009-10 as the QBs coach at Florida, 2011 as the OC/QBs coach at Temple, and was hired prior to the upcoming season to be the OC/QBs coach at Auburn.

Calvin Magee (OC, 2008-10): Magee spent the 2011 as Asst. HC, RBs coach, and co-OC at Pitt.  He was hired by Rich Rodriguez to the same role at Arizona for the upcoming season.

Terry Malone (OL, 1997-2005; OC 2002-05): Malone has been the TEs coach for the New Orleans Saints since 2006.

Andy Moeller (OL, 2000-07): Moeller was the assistant OL coach for the Baltimore Ravens from 2008-10, and was promoted to be the OL coach in 2011, a position he still holds.

Greg Robinson (DC, 2009-10): Robinson appears to have retired from coaching after leaving Michigan.

Rich Rodriguez (HC, 2008-10): Rodriguez spent the 2011 season as a college football analyst for CBS Sports before being hired as Arizona’s HC prior to the upcoming season.

Scott Shafer (DC, 2008): Shafer was hired to be the DC at Syracuse prior to the 2009 season, a position he still holds.

Bill Sheridan (LBs, 2002; DL, 2003-04): Sheridan spent the 2005-08 season as LBs coach for the New York Giants before spending one year as DC in 2009.  For the past two seasons, he was the LBs coach for the Miami Dolphins.  He was hired prior to the upcoming season to be the DC for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Rod Smith (QBs, 2008-10): Smith spent the 2011 season as the QBs coach and co-OC at Indiana.  He was hired prior to the upcoming season by Rich Rodriguez to the same position at Arizona.

Steve Stripling (DL, 2005-07): Stripling spent a year out of college coaching before being hired as Central Michigan’s DEs coach for 2009.  Prior to the 2010 season, he was hired to be Cincinnati’s Asst. HC and DL coach.  Prior to the upcoming season, he also added the title of co-defensive coordinator.

Steve Szabo (LBs, 2006-07): Szabo spent as year as the DC/LBs coach at Colgate in 2008, then a year as Asst. HC and LBs coach at Eastern Michigan in 2009.  He took 2010 off from coaching before being hired as Illinois State’s DC/LBs coach prior to the 2011 season, a position he still holds.


Bruce Tall (DL, 2008-10): Tall has not actively been coaching since being let go by Michigan, but he has been hired as the DC for the fledgling college football program from Charlotte, which begins play on August 31, 2013.

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